Plus One Records are proud to present once again a showcase of fine Brisbane talent (with guests from Victoria) that the label has released in the past, for the future and most definitely beyond.
This is the 7th year we have been hitting the streets on a Tuesday night in September and we’re still having so much fun doing these gigs every year. With such great acts we want to share the love with not only the locals of this fair town but also with all our National and International friends here in Brisbane for Bigsound. We are going to start the party a day earlier – as we all know Tuesday is the new Friday.
Doors are at 8.00, the party starts at 8.30. We hope to see you there!
WE ALL WANT TO
In April WE ALL WANT TO sold out the Judith Wright Centre with their stunning Take The Lead show and they closed the night with their version of The Go-Betweens’ Streets Of Your Town’. It brought the house down, and the band are preparing to release it as a single in August. WE ALL WANT TO are finalists in the Queensland Song Awards ‘Album of the Year’ category for Come Up Invisible; its lead song Ramp Up The Bleeding also appeared in Noel Mengel’s top 50 Queensland songs of all time (The Courier Mail).
Over the past 12 months HALFWAY have played all over the country, from as far north as Rockhampton to all over South East Queensland, NSW, SA and Victoria. The band has recently completed sessions for their 4th LP. Recording began late last year at QUT’s Gasworks Studio, Brisbane. Robert Forster (The Go-Betweens) was again in the producer’s role with help from Peter Jespersen (Replacements/New West records). HALFWAY’S new album is due for release late 2013 and the band will be presenting the new songs in all their glory. The song Patience Back was featured in Noel Mengel’s top 50 Queensland songs of all time (The Courier Mail).
THE PAINTED LADIES plus GUESTS PRESENTING SONGS FROM ‘THE LONER’
Everyone loves a good story, especially a story with a soundtrack like this one.
In 2011, LUKE PEACOCK happened upon ‘The Loner’, an album of songs written and recorded in extraordinary circumstances in 1973, by Vic Simms. The impact that these songs had on LUKE led the young Murri singer / songwriter on a musical, spiritual and historical journey as he formed a unique and powerful friendship with Vic Simms, a Bidjigal elder and undoubted Australian rock’n’roll treasure. In early 2013, LUKE created THE PAINTED LADIES. He gathered the “easiest group of musicians ever to assemble”. He took his favourite songs from Vic’s album, re-invented them and spent a week in the studio giving them another life. The results speak for themselves. Passionate and no-holds-barred takes on the songs of ‘The Loner’, proving that truly great songs never expire. With Uncle Vic by their side, they heard stories, told stories and created new stories. These songs sit deep at the centre of all of them. Come and see for the very first time EVER the next generation of contemporary Indigenous artists take the first Australian black protest album and make it their own.
The Tiger & Me
Described by Inpress Magazine as “Cabaret/Circus/Euro Indie Folk-Pop Wunderkinds”, Melbourne quintet The Tiger & Me weave a rare mixture of styles and sounds as three lead vocalists exchange and merge tunes from whispered ballad to fevered maelstrom. Driven by piano, bass and drums, the band also draws on guitars, ukulele, accordion, violin and five voices to create an identifiable sound.
Plus One Records Showcase 2013
Tuesday September 10 2013 8.00pm – late
- $15 presales +B/F www.oztix.com.au
- Or here for $15.00 (no booking fee plus free cd goodies!)
FREE ENTRY with a Big Sound pass
The Zoo Ann St, Fortitude Valley (www.thezoo.com.au)
THE PAINTED LADIES | HALFWAY | WE ALL WANT TO
THE TIGER AND ME (Victoria) + guests